The Federal Reserve Bank of New York works to promote sound and well-functioning financial systems and markets through its provision of industry and payment services, advancement of infrastructure reform in key markets and training and educational support to international institutions.
The Outreach & Education function engages, empowers and educates the public in the Second District. Our outreach mission furthers the Bank’s commitment to the region by listening to the communities we serve and developing programs, analysis and sponsored conferences and clinics to help meet their needs. Our education mission aims to advance public knowledge about the Federal Reserve System and its role in the economy.
Fields of interest Macroeconomics, Applied Macroeconomics, Labor Economics
Laura Pilossoph joined the Federal Reserve Bank in July 2013 as an economist in the Macroeconomic and Monetary Studies Function. Her research interests include the determinants and consequences of unemployment, the job search behavior of unemployed workers, and the hiring decisions of firms over the business cycle. Her recent work focuses on the reallocation of labor across sectors, and the contribution of this process to aggregate unemployment. Laura received her PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago in 2013 and her B.A. in Math and Economics from New York University in 2007.